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Network Operations Engineer
Ref No.: 19-10379
Location: San Antonio, Texas
network Operations Engineer
location: San Antonio CA
Opening - 1
Interview process: Phone screen than in person or skype
Small sign on bonus for non-local candidates
MUST HAVE DOD Security Clearance

Job Summary:
This position will participate in the installation, configuration, test, documentation, maintenance, administration, and operation of computer networks and related computing environments including computer and network hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations. These solutions employ leading edge systems such as Cisco Border Elements, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, VMware virtualization, F5 traffic management, Cisco ASA Firewalls, Cisco Routers and Switches, Juniper Firewalls, Linux servers, PKI, and other technologies.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Administration of systems, servers, and network resources to ensure availability of services to authorized users
Plan and perform data backups and disaster recovery operations
Plan, coordinate, and implement cybersecurity measures to protect data, software, and hardware
Perform installation and configuration of network and server systems hardware and software.
Perform testing and documentation to report system status and support operations
Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary
Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future
Collaborate on a multi-disciplinary team of Software, Test, Network, and Systems Engineers, Cybersecurity Experts and other Operations staff

Other duties and responsibilities as directed
Qualifications/Skills:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or IT related discipline, or directly related technical experience is required
Current and maintained DoD Secret Security Clearance is required
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal required
Current Network and Operating System certifications (Cisco, Security +, Network +, Linux)
Meet qualifications for DoD 8570 IAT or IAM Level II.
Strong organizational skills; ability to set and achieve goals
Ability to multi-task in a complex and fast-moving environment
Strong problem solving and decision making skills required
Ability to work with and help mentor junior staff members
Intermediate networking knowledge: VLANs, Ether channel, Static/Dynamic routing, ACLs, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Unified Border Element
Advanced Networking techniques: port aggregation, IPSEC, L2TP/VPN. IPS route-maps and capture filters
Cisco ASA Firewall knowledge: STP, VLANS, Trunking, Static / Dynamic routing (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF)
Knowledge of F5 Big IP Devices, Juniper Firewalls, and Cisco switches
Knowledge of Linux scripting languages such as: Python, Perl, or Shell a plus


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed for long periods of time throughout the day. The candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

For a large percentage of the work week it will be ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical business office environment. There is also work in a typical data center environment.